WTT YOUNG LEADER AWARD Celebration

The Winners 2020

Market Research

1st place

Team picture Team Geberit North America

«Flushing out» the Opportunities: A North American Market Entry Strategy (JUSP)

Client: Geberit North America, Des Plaines IL, USA
Ronn W. Jefferson, Product Manager

Students:
Jan Wiggenhauser, Project leader, Goldach, Nadine Mächler, Siebnen, Gian Wyss, Balgach, Dalton Faith, Team leader USA, Kristina Parsons, RMU, Abigail Watkins, RMU

Project coach FHS: Prof. Dr. Franziska Weis
Project coach RMU: Jill A. Kurp, Ph.D.

2nd place

Team picture Team Geberit Vertriebs AG

Geberit AquaClean Dusch-WC: Das neue Selbstverständnis im Badezimmer (PPR2)

Client: Geberit Vertriebs AG, Jona
Beat Aebi, Leiter Marketing und Produktmanagement

Students:
Dogus Akdoganbulut, Project leader, St.Gallen, Nando Lüchinger, Montlingen, Larissa Keel, Montlingen, Lea Bischofberger, Herisau, Melissa Weibel, Gossau SG

Project coach: Rosella Toscano-Ruffilli, lic.oec., dipl. Hdl. HSG
Language coach: Christel Brüggenbrock
Statistics coach: Prof. Heinz Bleiker

3rd place

Team picture Team Mikrop AG

Business Case for Polymer Micro Optics (CPIM)

Client: Mikrop AG, Wittenbach
Chris Jung, Development Engineer Optical Systems (Project Manager)

Students:
Susan Stark, Project leader, Romanshorn, Théo Joonnekindt, INSEEC U. Lyon France, Florentine Kootstra, Hanze University Netherlands, Jessica Parrinello, Project leader, Robert Morris University USA, Manlin Wang, Jiangxi University China, Luc Cavelti, St.Gallen, Jonas Spiess, Berneck

Project coach: Claudia Brönimann, MSc in Business Administration

Management Design

1st place

Team picture Team prodartis AG

Entwicklung eines neuen Geschäftsmodells für die additive Fertigung (PPR3)

Client: prodartis AG, Appenzell 
Ralf Schindel, Geschäftsführer

Students:
Ivan Mihajlovic, Project leader, Wittenbach, Dominic Günthert, St.Gallen, Bojan Pancika, Salmsach, Sereina Tobler, Wittenbach, Andjela Jovanovic, Wil SG

Project coach: Dr. Karl Neumüller

2nd place

Team picture Team Bühler AG

Vision 2025 – (Re-)Positioning the Milling Solution Training Centre (CPIM)

Client: Bühler AG, Uzwil
Georg Schafler, Head of WR Technology

Students:
Joel Untersander, Project leader, Widnau, Maria Sequeira Taborda Freixa, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Portugal, Tiago Douwens de Paula, Universidade Nova de Lisboa Portugal, Pascal Bont, Altstätten SG, Michelle Alpert, Henau, Sarina Büsser, Gossau SG

Project coach: Dr. Ronald Ivancic

3rd place

Team picture Team Fensterinform GmbH

Planung einer nachhaltigen Unternehmensnachfolge mit Fokus auf die Unternehmensbewertung (PPR3)

Client: Fensterinform GmbH, Siegershausen
Rolf Auer, Gutachter/Projekt- und Fachbauleiter

Students:
Eva Fasel, Project leader, Vaduz, Ines Schuler, Diepoldsau, Kay Schwägler, St.Gallen, Luisa Oppmann, Gossau SG, Sarah Weibel, Bischofszell

Project coach: Pascal Bechtiger, M.A. HSG

Audience Award

The teams used a short pitch clip to attract the public's favor. Voting was possible in the interactive stream. The Geberit Vertriebs AG team was able to take home the 1st audience award.

[Translate to English:] Teamfoto vornominiertes Team Geberit Vertriebs AG